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World 22 Jan 2015 | 3:30 PM

Good morning India! Obama, Modi plan radio show to reach out to masses

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The leaders of the world's largest democracies will next week take to India's radio airwaves, the main source of news and information for many in the country, to get their message out.

World 22 Jan 2015 | 7:15 PM

India, Russia advance arms talks days before Obama trip

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Russia have agreed to speed work on a fifth-generation military aircraft, Indian officials said on Thursday, in a vote of confidence in an old defence partner days before U.S. President Barack Obama arrives to advance ties.

World 22 Jan 2015 | 9:15 PM

Modi to welcome Obama in Fortress Delhi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's capital will turn into a virtual fortress for U.S. President Barack Obama's visit this weekend, with heightened security measures, including an extended no-fly zone, to protect the world's most powerful leader.

World 23 Jan 2015 | 3:30 PM

Two killed in bomb blast in eastern India as security tightened for Republic Day

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A crude bomb exploded outside a courtroom in eastern India on Friday, killing two people and wounding ten, television channels said, just days before Republic Day ceremonies that have been attacked in the past in troubled parts of the country.

AseanPlus News 24 Jan 2015 | 3:58 PM

Obama cancels Taj Mahal visit: Indian media

NEW DELHI, Jan 24, 2015 (AFP) - US President Barack Obama has cancelled plans to visit the Taj Mahal during his upcoming visit to India, local media reported on Saturday.

World 24 Jan 2015 | 5:30 PM

Obama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi Arabia - sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will cut short his visit to India on Tuesday to fly to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah, sources in the Indian capital familiar with the matter said on Saturday.

World 24 Jan 2015 | 6:35 PM

Obama to go to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet new Saudi king - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet with new King Salman to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, the White House said on Saturday.

World 25 Jan 2015 | 3:23 PM

Obama-Modi 'bear hug' kicks off landmark US presidential visit to India

NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama began a landmark visit to India on Sunday with a bear hug from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, signalling a new warmth in a sometimes strained relationship.

World 26 Jan 2015 | 2:25 PM

Factbox - India's Republic Day: history, pomp and a parade

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Barack Obama is the first U.S. president to be guest of honour at India's annual Republic Day parade, a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural diversity in the heart of the capital, New Delhi.

World 27 Jan 2015 | 12:15 AM

Obama ends day of Indian pageantry with $4 billion pledge

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion (2.65 billion pounds) in investments and loans, seeking to release what he called the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership between the world's largest democracies.